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sleeve sloper

Created in this Craftsy Course

Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details taught by Joi Mahon

Fine-tune and alter patterns to fit real bodies really well! Go beyond the basics: demystify ease, muslin-fitting, sleeve-fitting and more for a figure-flattering look.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional
laurel aka betsy ross on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? I used a 24X24 packing paper folded in half to make my measurement markings on, dritz styling design ruler, tape measure, blue cloth marking pencil, scissors to cut out the shape after I connected the dots..note* I bent my elbow as I was measuring the elbow area to give me some wiggle room & it also helped me to see the outside seam to walk my pattern for the fit of the bodice back pattern.

laurel aka betsy ross on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? as I walked the sloper on my tissue pattern bodice the sleeve came within a 5/8" at the top of the cap..

laurel aka betsy ross on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? You can do it!

laurel aka betsy ross on craftsy.com

I have a long arm & a short bicep area..I think I will use this sleeve sloper instead of the original Vogue tissue pattern for on my muslin fit, after I had already shortened the Vogue tissue pattern in the cap area, this sloper doesn't need alterations..

03/20/2014 Flag